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14th June 7pm St Paul’s Shadwell – on the Highway     Come and hear from Thames Water why they are adamant that destroying our park and severely impairing our community life for years to come is the only way to clean the river.  They will tell us why imaginary people’s imaginary jobs are worth [...]

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Public Meeting at St Paul’s Shadwell

On 12th January 2012, residents of Wapping, Shadwell, Stepney and Limehouse packed St Paul’s Church Hall to the rafters for a chance to tell Thames Water that their Super Sewer plans for their beloved King Edward VII Memorial Park are a NO GO.   The utility company had organised a public meeting, chaired by local MP [...]

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Come and meet Nick Tennant and the Thames Water team!

Go on, you know you want to! We know he would love to meet you… After all Thames Water like to say ‘we are listening’ so it would be rude not to come and say hello, wouldn’t it? Public meeting 7.30pm 12th Jan 2012 St Paul’s Shadwell 302 The Highway, E1W 3DH Thames Water has organised a public [...]

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Save KEMP’s second fundraiser a quiet success

Supporters dropping in to SaveKEMP’s second fundraiser found a friendly, neighbourly atmosphere – together with up-to-date information about Thames Water’s proposals for Phase 2 of the “Super Sewer” consultation.  Thanks to Wapping Vineyard The event was again hosted by a long-standing friend of the campaign, Wapping Vineyard in Garnet Street, Wapping.  Prior commitments to attend [...]

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Save KEMP fundraiser 2nd December

Help boost our fighting fund! Save KEMP fundraiser 2nd December 19:00 – 22:00 Wapping Vineyard, 69 Garnet St, Wapping, E1W 3QS [Google maps link]  Come and join us, have fun and help us boost our fighting fund! Wapping Vineyard, a long-time supporter, is hosting this event. £5 from Wapping Vineyard or Free Trade Wharf in [...]

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Hark, the Merry Kempers Sing! 10 December

Hark, the Merry Kempers Sing! 10 December 16:00 – 18:00 Bandstand King Edward Memorial Park As the campaign moves into Phase 2 of the consultation with Thames Water, it is time to show our strength of unity, and the firm commitment that Tower Hamlets has made to saving our park. We are going to be lighting [...]

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Save KEMP Public Meeting 5 December

Find out what Save KEMP is up to Save KEMP Public Meeting 5 December 19:00 – 21:00 Raine House Raine Street E1W 3RJ  Raine House is just south of the new 21 Wapping Lane development which is still being built - [Google maps link] Please come and join us for an update on the campaign progress and the ongoing consultation. [...]

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Used car salesmen arrive in Cable Street

Children protesting

Phase 2 of the Thames Tideway Tunnel (aka ‘the super sewer’) Consultation landed with a soft ‘plop’ in Shadwell today when Thames Water undertook the first of their super sewer drop in sessions in our area. Visitors to Glamis Hall were subjected to the full Thames Water treatment. Few were impressed.   No mention of social [...]

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Save KEMP meeting with Thames Water

Lee Hurst lets rip at Thames Water

At a sometimes angry and animated meeting representatives of Thames Water encountered the raw emotion generated by their plans to destroy King Edward Memorial Park. Over 150 local residents attended a meeting at St Peter’s school in Wapping on 3rd June to listen and make their views known. Unlike Thames Water’s consultation process, the message was [...]

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Boris Johnson makes King Edward Memorial Park U-turn

At a Save KEMP meeting at Glamis Hall in Shadwell on Thursday 14th April John Biggs, Greater London Assembly Member for East London and the City, announced that Mayor Boris Johnson had reversed his previous backing for the proposed ‘super sewer’ works and was writing to Thames Water to insist that they search for an alternative [...]

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